The increased use of social media has led to Millennials using more coupons than their parents, according to a newly released Valassis Shopper Marketing Report.
There is nary a channel in retail today that isn't developing programs around data and one area that is yielding measurable results is in the realm of personalization.
It's not every day industry executives get candid about the mistakes they've made and lessons learned, but that's exactly what attendees got during a keynote session Tuesday at eTail West in San Antonio, Texas.
Sam's Club is testing a new online service called "My Subscriptions" which allows shoppers to have repeat-purchase items delivered to their homes automatically. The goal of the program is to save customers time by renewing their stash of household and personal care items on an ongoing cycle.
Walmart is picking up steam in its quest to conquer grocery delivery service. The retailer on Wednesday announced that it has purchased Yumprint, a company that publishes a network of recipes for food blogs, and will incorporate the technology into Walmart To Go.
T.J. Gentle, CEO of Smart Furniture believes personalization is the future of retail and has the early results to prove it. Online shoppers are being converted at approximately 10 times the rate of typical Web site visitors and Millenials are the key.
Amazon is looking to further its retail reach by partnering with leading fashion brands to bring their wares to the online retailer. Brands such as J.Crew, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren, Neiman Marcus and Lord & Taylor could be listed for sale on Amazon as early as this summer.
Online retailer eBay has agreed to acquire PhiSix Fashion Labs, a San Francisco-based computer graphics company with virtual dressing room technology.
EBay has purchased PhiSix Fashion Labs, a San Francisco-based computer graphics company that has developed technology enabling customers to try on clothes virtually. EBay is planning to integrate the technology across many of its properties, including the marketplace, mobile apps and third-party retailers that use eBay Enterprise.
Global Web traffic has increased sharply over the past few years, but how much of that traffic is actually human? Not even half, according to Statista.